Current Nawat at Egyptian ports
  • Red Sea Next Almorbaaniya (El-Eklil) Start 7 December - Duration 13 day ، The beginning of the cold
  • Mediterranean Sea Next Al Faydah Al Saghera Start 19 December - Duration 5 days ، Accompanied with rains
Commercial Ports
Commercial Ports


Navigation Channels

Entrance Channel 11.3 km. Length, 300 m. width, 15 m. depts.

Barge Channel 4.5 km. length, 90 m. width, 5 m. depth


Pilotage is compulsory. Pilotage charges are payable in accordance with decree 60/1988 (concerning Egyptian vessels) and decree 73/1988 (concerning foreign vessels). Transshipment Containers are accorded 20-50% reduction according to decree 40/1990. Container carriers transiting the Egyptian ports are accorded 75% reduction.


Rank Number of Pilots
Senior Pilot 6
First Pilot 4
Second Pilot 4
Third Pilot 4